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Woman critically injured in accident

Woman critically injured in accident

December 18th, 2011 in News

A Versailles woman was listed in critical condition Saturday at University Hospital in Columbia, following a one-vehicle wreck Friday night in Camden County.

According to Missouri Highway Patrol reports, Amanda Renfro, 22, was a passenger in a vehicle driven by Matthew Walters, 23, Stover.

The accident occurred around 6:10 p.m. on Whitehall School Road, just south of Purvis Road.

The Patrol said Walters was driving a 1972 Chevrolet southbound on Whitehall School Road, going downhill, when his brakes went out.

Investigators said he attempted to stop the car by driving into the woods, where it struck a large rock and a tree before coming to a halt.

Neither Renfro or Walters was wearing a seat belt, but Renfro was the only one listed with injuries.

She was flown to the Columbia hospital by helicopter.